Waiting time to transplant
Because there is a shortage of donated organs, patients must wait for an organ. Waiting times can differ for each patient.
Average (median) waiting times to transplant - in days
|Kidney & Pancreas 2||392||*|
|* too few cases to provide
** based on less than 100 cases
*** Calculated from both adult and paediatric patients
1 Based on patient registrations in the UK, 1 Apr 2007 - 31 Mar 2011
2 Based on patient registrations (including pancreas only) in the UK, 1 Apr 2008 - 31 Mar 2012
3 Based on patient elective registrations in the UK, 1 Apr 2009 - 31 Mar 2012
4 Based on elective registrations in the UK, 1 Apr 2010 - 31 Mar 2013
Living donor transplant
Some patients and their families may decide to opt for a living donor transplant.